hrimhari writes "The settlement between Amazon and Macmillian got the attention of a known dinossaur. Consistent to his views, Mr. Murdoch wants to defend his book editors by killing the cheaper solution.
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"We don't like the Amazon model of selling everything at $9.99," Murdoch said. "They pay us the wholesale price of $14 or whatever we charge," he said. "But I think it really devalues books, and it hurts all the retailers of the hardcover books."
hrimhari writes "Finally someone took the time to assemble parallels between the 'Global Warming, so what' trend and previous rhetorics. Marc D. Davidson of University of Amsterdam does just that using the pro-slave arguments[PDF, 205k] from the past."